Join your colleagues for a knowledge exchange series on Behavioural Support Systems through interactive web conference sessions - view online presentations and ask questions right from your desktop! The session will showcase programs and projects in Long-term care homes, supportive housing and hospital-led initiatives.
January 18th 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Environmental Changes to Improve Quality of Life on a Behavioural Unit
Barb McCoy, Psychogeriatric Resource Consultant, Alzheimer Society Hamilton and Halton and Tamara Johnson, Manager of Health and Wellness Programs, St. Jo’s Villa
Special Behaviour Support Unit - Sheridan Villa
Inga Mazuryk, Administrator, Sheridan Villa and Sara Kaur, Supervisor, Special Behaviour Support Unit, Sheridan Villa
The Behavioural Intervention Response Team
Stephanie MacKenzie, Social Worker, Behavioural Intervention Response Team, Mental Health Centre Penetanguishene and Gail Scott, Program Coordinator, Geriatric Services Program, Mental Health Centre Penetanguishene
January 20th 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Individualized Seniors Supports – Supportive Housing
Lisa Manuel, Director, Changing Lives and Family Violence Programs, Family Service Toronto
Improving Geriatric Mental Health in Emergency Department
Dr. Don Melady, Emergency Physician, Mount Sinai Hospital and Angelina Yau, Senior Project Manager, Seniors Mental Health and Addiction Services Project, Mount Sinai Hospital
January 25th 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Preparing Carers to Take Care of Seniors with Alzheimer at Home: The Reitman Approach
Dr. Joel Sadavoy, Director of the Cyril and Dorothy Joel and Jill Reitman Centre for Alzheimer's Support and Training; Head, Community and Geriatric services, Mount Sinai Hospital
Supportive Housing Services for Seniors with Mental Illness & The Stepping Stone Project
- The presentation will be accessible via an Internet connection. This connection can be any web-enabled laptop or desktop computer of your choice.
- Audio support for the presentation will be provided through your telephone via a toll-free line.